Category Archive: Ethics

Mar 09 2016

So this is How We Beat Hillary??

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“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is …

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Dec 02 2014

** TOMORROW** While You are Christmas Shopping…

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.” G. K. Chesterton A brief update: Greetings from Texas!  I am taking a sabbatical of sorts and RVing in the hill country of Texas. I say this as an explanation of why there hasn’t been a recent edition of our …

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Aug 18 2014

Age Old Human Condition Rears its Ugly Head -County Convention Aftermath

  “What good does it do to have the ear of the Governor if you don’t have anything to say except ‘Okay’?“ Deb O’Hagan,  grassroots Constitutional Conservative activist     An age old human condition reared its ugly head at MIGOP County Conventions across the state Thursday evening. The condition I am referring to is …

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Feb 07 2014

Memo to Conservatives: Republicans Aren’t Your Friends

I rarely publish an entire article from another source. However, I found this article to be a mirror of my thoughts. The MIGOP was quick to call for Dave Agema’s resignation(although if you are intellectually honest, some of Mr. Agema’s rhetoric WAS inappropriate and inaccurate. Mr. Agema has acknowledged that fact and apologized) but were and …

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Dec 12 2013

Political Class Protection Act ~ SB661~ Follow Up

I wanted to follow up with you on the House vote of  SB 661, the “Political Class Protection Act”  The bill passed with a 56-52 vote with some changes and now goes back to the Senate (The one five minute or less action item) The good news is that caucus primary spending was stripped. However, …

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Nov 15 2013

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” ~ Thomas Jefferson 3rd president of US (1743 – 1826)   If you believe in limited government and liberty you need to be eternally vigilant because the political ruling class it always vigilant to retain their power. SB 661 is a case in point. The bill would amend …

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Jun 29 2013

Michigan News and Alerts!

One insidious practice which sugar-coats the dose of Federal intrusion is the division of expense for public improvements or services between state and national treasuries…. The average American, believing in our dual-sovereignty system, must feel that the policy of national-doles to the states is bad and may become disastrous. We may go on yet for …

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Jun 16 2013

The New MI Democrat Party

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” ― Ronald Reagan “The future doesn’t belong to the faint …

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Mar 05 2013

Deals with Democrats Made? Rules Supsended Senate Votes on HB 4111 Tomorroww

If you haven’t contacted your Senator about HB 4111 NOW is the time.. We don’t want to give them the excuse they did not know the wishes “of the people.”   *The rules were suspended bumping up HB 4111 to a probable vote tomorrow MICHIGAN SENATE DAILY CALENDAR Wednesday, March 6, 2013… <<<<<<<<<< 9 >>>>>>>>>>> …

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Aug 01 2012

MI “Pelosi” Moment and GOP Senate Candidate Debate!

“We Have to Pass the Bill So That I Can Find Out What Is In It“ Apparently we had a “Pelosi Moment” at the Health Policy Committee Meeting yesterday. An attendee at the meeting reported that Rep. Callton, Committe Vice-chair, (and Brian Calley’s hand picked successor) who is in favor of establishing an ObamaCare Health …

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Mar 23 2012

A Call to Michigan Activists!

As you can see I wrote the letter below in early March but never sent  or posted it because the Delegate Controversy took a priority. However, now I am glad I didn’t send it as another incident involving once again “usual suspects” Randy Bishop, aka “Trucker Randy” (with buddy Doug Sedenquist of the Delta Area …

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Mar 20 2012

It’s The Electability and Inevitability, Stupid

We don’t know about anyone else, but we’re a little tired of having our intelligence insulted. We started writing this article on Monday, well before the votes were in from “Super Tuesday”. When family matters interrupted our task, we hoped we’d be proven wrong and just have to scratch this article. But, alas, as the …

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Mar 05 2012

UPDATE: MI Delegate Controversy

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Fellow Michiganders, Immediately following the announcement that the MIGOP would allocate the Republican Party’s two at-large delegates from Tuesday’s statewide primary to candidate Mitt Romney, there was breaking news of a teleconference by the MIGOP Credentials Committees which set off a firestorm that is making national news headlines (example headlines are linked below). I’ve received …

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Mar 01 2012

Dele-Gate: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

The Michigan blogsphere and Facebook is spinning with a story that broke on Right Michigan Apparently in a late night smokey back room deal, The GOP Credentials Committee met last night and overturned their own rules and awarded both at-large delegates to Mitt Romney(Care) and as a result, instead of a tie at 14 each, …

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Jan 11 2012

2012 What’s Ahead & the Year in Review

2012 Our 2012 goals have not changed. The number one goal has always been to LIMIT the size and scope of government. The second goal is accountability and transparency from our elected officials.We WILL keep track of votes that are not in line with our Founders vision of LIMITED government and we WILL demand accountability …

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Jan 05 2012

Senator Jones Strikes Again

Well it had to happen however what is so surprising is that it happened so soon after Senator Rick Jones comments to me. Yes I did receive an apology from Jones and accepted despite the fact it contained a lie..i.e Jones claims we “had an established history of communication” Never did. Unless you call receiving …

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Dec 12 2011

MI News- Vote on HB 5014, Senator Apologizes

With only three voting session days remaining for 2011, news sources are reporting that a push to vote on HB 5014 is likely this week before legislators go on Christmas vacation! The reason for the push is that the state must apply for the Federal money soon, so it must be included in this round …

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Dec 07 2011

The Politics of Destruction

There was once a time in America when character, honesty and yes even chivalry were necessary prerequisites for leadership. Evidently, those days are long gone. As an example  I point to Senator Rick Jones comments after learning I had filed a Senate ethics complaint against him for cyber bullying As quoted in several news sources: …

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Dec 06 2011

Its not Party but Principle

“There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” Ronald Reagan Regular readers here are aware of an e-mail I received from Senator Rick Jones. Those who missed that issue may access it HERE This Monday, Dec. 5th I send a …

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